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Purchase a 1" thick by 3 1/2" wide PVC trim to go around the 3 sides of the door. Ripping to width were it fit to a proper set back from the edge of the jamb in all areas below the masonry cap of the walls. In essence, trimming in out in a typical fashion the way interior doors are trimmed. A thinner trim would work but the thicker trim allows the back side ...


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It may be a good idea to build a wooden (?) floor on the ground surrounding the table. This will produce following effects: 1. if the floor's level (distance from the ground) is okay it You could 'hide' these suckers under the floor's planks 2. table users will be free of any dirt 3. if will look nice and cosy 4. the floor is easy to maintain/assemble/...


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It will be (or had better be) polycarbonate or acrylic, not PVC, or it will die in the sun. If you find it too clear to begin with, greenhouse suppliers have "paint on shade" and/or shadecloth, both come in white and in colors. If all you want is shade, shadecloth might be a better choice than roofing, but of course it does not block rain. Shadecloth ...


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The picture you showed as an example has extraordinarily high ceilings, but the picture you showed of your porch looks like it does not. Also, the example fans have a gap on either side of the canopies like the one you said you want to avoid, don't they? My recommendation would be to measure the diameter of the canopy for your fan, and choose a lumber size ...


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You want the main attachment for the fan box to be attached perpendicular to the floor, not horizontally into a faming member. The twist on a horizontal attachment could lead to failure. The box should be attached with sizable screws or lag bolts. That means, you should have a framing member directly above the box, either the 2x4 you mentioned or a short ...


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The panel's material,size and construction are not given. May be it is not properly seasoned wood, so could be defective when machine cut to size too soon and warped on drying as grain is not along length or had ridgalls inside. After some time it might improve with moisture change and aging, but there is no reason to keep panels of demonstrated poor quality ...


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As requested made this an answer. it looks like the threads have some pipe dope on them. a couple of wraps of PFTE / Teflon tape on the threads will seal it up. the small rolls at the home stores are less than a dollar. that will seal it up if there is not enough left on the threads. – Ed Beal May 26 at 19:02 delete


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First off it kind of looks like the packing nut and associated seal that it squeezes against the valve stem is missing. You could look into whether you could locate that part off a replacement valve. The strange washer arrangement on your current valve handle suggests that it may not be the original type for this faucet. It may be that a previous owner tried ...


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One possible idea for this connection is to look for an octagon electrical box cover that looks like this: Then acquire a box to box electrical connector that looks like this: This can then be joined to a back hole in an appropriate electrical box that gets surface mounted to the face of the wall. This box would then accommodate the needed outlet and ...


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Removing outdoor glue is the bane of my existence. Chip the worst of it off with a sharp bladed scraper (Roberts 9" long handled scraper works for me). Use chemicals to remove as much of it as possible. Chemical choice will change depending on the glue; if you don't know what type of glue your going to have to experiment. Use an orbital sander. Start with ...



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